Gasbarre Products Inc. announced the acquisition of Major Gauge & Tool, formerly Major Powered Metal Technologies, of Livonia, Mich. Through the acquisition, Major Gauge & Tool joins McKee Carbide Tool of Olanta, Pa., to form the Gasbarre Tool Group under the leadership of President Randy Allenbaugh. Major Gauge & Tool designs and manufactures tooling for all conventional and multi-level presses (up to 1,650 tons) used in the PM process: mold, coin, size, warm-forming and hot forge. The company’s tool-design capability and high-tonnage tooling capacity,combined with its expertise in helical gears and warm-form tooling, anchors its core business.